Serving the Public Interest: Profiles of Successful and Innovative Public Servants: Profiles of Successful and Innovative Public Servants, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Serving the Public Interest: Profiles of Successful and Innovative Public Servants

Profiles of Successful and Innovative Public Servants, 1st Edition

By Norma M Riccucci

Routledge

208 pages

Look Inside
Purchasing Options:$ = USD
New in Paperback: 9780765635303
pub: 2012-03-15
SAVE ~$9.79
$48.95
$39.16
x
Hardback: 9780765635297
pub: 2012-03-15
SAVE ~$31.00
$155.00
$124.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315700809
pub: 2014-12-18
from $24.48


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

This reader presents a balanced collection of 16 administrative profiles of high-level government and nonprofit officials for course use. The profiles were originally published as part of a series for Public Administration Review. The profiles themselves cover a wide range of public service professionals at the local, state, and federal levels, and are written by a distinguished cast of authors. A concluding chapter by Riccucci pulls together and synthesizes the various themes of the profiles.

Table of Contents

This volume makes available in one place the large body of research that has been developed over the years on role motivation theory. Author Jack Miner has always been concerned with unconscious factors in human experience, and this work is designed to give proper emphasis to their role in organizational behavior.Part I reviews the current status of projective techniques and the recent work that has been done on unconscious motivation. Part II covers Miner's significant research in the field, from his early work at the Atlantic Refining Company to his career-long leadership studies of Princeton University graduates. The chapters in Part III involve psychometric data analysis, meta-analysis, and factor analysis.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS085000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General